Want to shorten a necklace? Ever wish you could make a necklace of strung beads shorter? Shortening a necklace is easier than you think! We’ll show you where to cut the wire and how to put the clasp back on after you remove beads.
Follow along with our video “How To Shorten A Necklace”, then try it yourself with the steps below!
Tools & Materials Needed:
Crimp bead cover (optional)
1. Snip the clasp off right next to the clasp. You might think you want to cut the extra beads off the necklace, but it is better to cut the wire at the very end so you can reuse that end of wire to reattach the clasp. Save the clasp.
If you want to reuse the extra beads to make a matching pair of earrings, here’s an easy how to.
Jennifer & Kitty